The end of the regular season is in sight for the four area high school field hockey teams as Belfast, Oceanside of Rockland, Camden Hills of Rockport and Mount View of Thorndike hope to end the campaign on an upward trend as the playoffs loom.

On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Windjammers and Lions caged wins over Hampden Academy and the Mariners, while the Lions also defeated the Mustangs on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Mount View’s Greta Ahlefeld, left, as well as Belfast’s Halle Tarbox, middle, and Kara Richards. Photo by Ken Waltz

The Lions, winners of nine straight games, will end the regular season Saturday, Oct. 15 against Old Town, while the Mustangs will travel to face John Bapst of Bangor Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m.

Camden Hills and Oceanside have completed their regular seasons.

Belfast’s Nikki Shorey, left, and Kali Knight. Photo by Ken Waltz

The final countable day for regular season games is Oct. 18, with the postseason to begin Friday, Oct. 21 for the top two-thirds of the teams in each region.

The following is a recap of reported results:

Camden Hills 3, Hampden Academy 2

At Hampden Oct. 12, the Windjammers edged the Broncos and posted a late-season road win. Hampden Academy led 1-0 after the first quarter and 2-1 at halftime, while Camden Hills took a 3-2 advantage after three quarters.

Addie Kelly scored two goals for Camden Hills and Claudine Webber one, while Ruby Mathias and Callie Moran caged goals for Hampden Academy.

Camden Hills held a 15-5 edge in shots, while Hampden Academy led 4-3 in penalty corners.

Tess Hodgkins made three saves in the cage for the Windjammers, while Jada Bilodeau made 12 stops in goal for the Broncos.

Mount View’s Greta Ahlefeld. Photo by Ken Waltz

Belfast 6, Oceanside 0

At Rockland Oct. 12, the Lions distanced themselves from the Mariners in the second half and prevailed via shutout. The opponents were scoreless after the first quarter, while Belfast led 2-0 at halftime and 5-0 after three quarters.

Bre Shorey caged three goals in the win for the Lions, while Mia Winslow added two and Audra Faulkingham one. Halle Tarbox, Faulkingham, Winslow, Ava Markham and Payten Wadsworth logged assists.

Belfast led 29-3 in shots and 16-2 in penalty corners.

Nikki Shorey made two saves in the cage for the Lions, while Sophia Clayton made 15 saves in goal for the Mariners.

Mount View’s Allyee Corson, left, and Belfast’s Halle Tarbox. Photo by Ken Waltz

Belfast 3, Mount View 0

At Northport Oct. 11, the Lions emerged victorious over their Waldo County rivals. Belfast led 1-0, 2-0 and 2-0 at the quarter breaks.

Audra Faulkingham and Bre Shorey had a goal and an assist for the winners, while Ava Markham added one score for Belfast.

The Lions led 32-2 in shots and 12-1 in penalty corners.

Ella Sawyer made 15 saves, including stopping a penalty shot, in the cage for Mount View, while Nikki Shorey got the shutout in goal for Belfast.

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